Hubby's Tropical Birthday Cake

Had fun making this cake.
I've never carved or shaped a stacked cake. So, decided I had to go for a rustic fun look, rather than the perfectly shaped pineapple I couldn't achieve. Cake is, of course pineapple, filled with pineapple curd and pineapple bc. Used a small square cutter to create the marks on the pineapple, dusted with colour dust to look realistic. Leaves are made from coffee filter paper.
Wanted to create a tropical look to match the pineapple, so added two dummy tiers. Bottom tier, marble fondant effect tiles. 2nd tier bark/crackle effect using wafer paper. Used tutorial by Angela Morrison. Hibiscus is made from clay craft clay. Plumeria flowers are gumpaste.

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Sandra Smiley's picture

June, your cakes are always such a treat with so many fun techniques! On this one, I can't decide if my favorite thing is the pink bark or the marble tiles, both so cool and pretty!

Clarky's Cakes's picture

Ahhh... Thanks so much!!!! ❤️❤️